Boston: Bates and Guild Company, 1900. Leather bound. One volume. Folio. English Household Furniture. Mainly designed by Chippendale, Sheraton, Adams, and others of the Georgian Period. One hundred plates, illustrating three hundred and forty-eight examples. Bound in three quarter black morocco between canvas boards, top edge gilt, spine in gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title.
London: The London Printing and Publishing Comapny, 1900s. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Quarto. A History of the Indian Mutiny. A detailed account of the sepoy insurrection in India; and a concise history of the great military events which have tended to consolidate British empire in Hindostan.Illustrated with battle scenes, views of places, portraits and maps. Bound in three quarter green calf, gilt title and decoration to spine , all edges marbled, marbled endpaper.
London: Longmans, Green and Longmans, 1856. Leather_bound. Three volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Richard F. Burton Personal Narritive of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah.Illustrated with coloured plates folding maps and plans. Attractively bound in three quarter calf and with marbled boards, all edges marbled, gilt motif to spine with five raised bands, gilt titles. A very rare first edition.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1900s. Full leather. Thirty-three volumes. Octavo. The Iroquois Edition of the Writings of James Fenimore Cooper is limited to one thousand copies and of which this is number 25. Illustrated frontispiece and title tissue guard to each volume, red and green title pages.The writings include Last of the Mohicans, The Deerslayer, The Redskins, The Pioneer, The Spy, Homeward Bound, Red Rover, The Praire, The Pathfinder, etc.Elaborately bound in full brown crushed morocco, covers gilt with wide swirling frame featuring intracate scrolling foliate patterns and densely inlaid of red tulips to covers and spine, five compartments to spine between raised banding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, trimmed leather within gilt turn-ins, decorative marbled endpaper. A Handsome binding.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1902. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Thick quartos, The History of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha. Translated from the Spanish by P.A. Motteux. The Edition-De-Luxe with plates in three states is limited to one hundred and thirty copies which this is number 104. Bound in three quarter wine marocco over marbled boards, gilt title, raised bands, marbled endpaper.
Boston: Dana Estes and Company, 1900s. Full leather. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. The Writings of George Eliot the Edition magnifique limited to five copies which this is letter A. Illustrations throughtout set in two state coloured other black and white with title tissue guard.Handsomely bound in full red crushed morocco, ornate floral gilt decoraions to spine and covers, gilt titles, raised bands, silk green doublures, leather turn-ins, top edge gilt. A handsome set in fine binding.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1905. Leather bound. Twenty volumes complete. Quarto. The Iliad of Homer and the Odyssey of Homer, translated into verse by William Cullen Bryant. With the Divine Comedy of Dante Aligheri, translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Àeneid of Virgil translated by Christopher Pearse Cranch. The Faust a Tragedy by Goethe translated by Bayard Taylor.Illustrations are by the reown neoclassical artist John Flaxman which is in hand-coloured in two states to frontispiece other uncoloured of black and white to set.The Large Paper Edition is limited to six hundred and fifty copies which this is number 162.Handsomely bound in three quarter crushed green morocco (spine faded to a even brown) gilt title, spine gilt decoration of elaborate neo classical frame accent between raised banding, top edge gilt, green marbled endpaper.A fine and magnificent set.
London: George Bell and Sons, 1884. Hardcover. Three volumes. Large octavo. First edition. Parrots in Captivity by William Thomas Greene With Notes on Several Species by the Hon. and Rev. Frederick George Dutton. Illustrated eighty-one (twenty-seven plates in each volumes, including frontispiece) wood-engraved orinithological plates, beautifully finished by hand by W.T. Green and Benjamin Fawcett after E.F. Lydon print, all plates extremely clean and bright.Publisher's original turquoise cloth binding, gilt motif of parrots on front boards, spine gilt titles, black endpaper, top edge gilt.
London: 1923. Full leather. Five volumes. Octavo. Essay of Montaigne. Translated by Charles Cotton to which are added some account of the life of Montaigne, notes, a translation of all the letters known to be extant, and an enlarge index with portraits, edited by Willam Carew Hazlitt. Handsomely bound in full red morocco, covers with radiant green inlaid heraldic frame and gilt looping tendrils enclosing floral centerpiece decorations, triple gilt ruled line to corners, spine in six compartments with gilt decorations between raised banding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt turn-ins.
London: Thomas Nelson, 1966. Full Leather. One volume. Quarto, First Edition. Wine by Hugh Johnson. How its made Red Table Wine, White Table Wine, Aperitifs Sherry-Champangne other sparkling wine, and vineyard from the world Europe, France, Burgundy, Bordeaux, The Rine and Moselle, Northern California and South-east Australia. Photogravures illustrations throughout.Bound in full striking red crushed morocco, covers and spine composed of scrolling interlacing tendrils and leaves gilt, gilt title, all edges gilt, decorative endpaper, gilt turn-ins, original cover- wrapper bound into the rare of book.
Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Company, 1819. Full calf. Five volumes. Octavo. Memoirs of the Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry The Great: With The Trial of Francis Ravaillac, for the Murder of Henry The Great. Illustrated portrait frontispiece. Bound in full tan tree calf, (spine rebacked). floral decoration with red and green title labels, marbled edges.
London: Fisher Son and Company, 1900s. Full leather. One volume. Quarto. Emm Roberts. Hindostan its Landscapes, Places, Temples, Tombs, the shores of the Red Sea;and the sublime and romantic scenery of the Himalayan Mountains, illustrated in a series of views drawn by Turner, Stanfield, Prout, Cattermole, Roberts, Allom, etc, from the original sketches by commander Robert Elliot and Francis White, with descriptions by Emma White. Bound beautifully in full blue morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, raised bands, tan title label, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: George Allen, Sunnyside, Orpington, 1893. Full leather. Three volumes. Folio. Fifth edition. The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin. Illustrations drawn by the artist. Bound in full navy blue morocco, blind and gilt tooling to covers and spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, blue marbled endpaper.
Bath: S. Hazard, 1795. Full leather. two volumes. Octavo. The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed. Translated from the original arabic with explanatory notes, taken from the most approved commentators to which is prefixed a preliminary discourse. Illustrated with views of Temple of Mecca and diagram chart.Binding in full tan morocco, covers single rule gilt line, spine gilt motif decorations, green title label, raised bands, top edge gilt, leather turn-ins, marbled endpaper.
Edinburgh: Cadell and Company, 1829. Full leather. Seventy-four volumes. Small Octavo. The Writings of Sir. Walter Scott the Waverley Novels. ALL FIRST EDITION.Bound by Morrell Binder in full tan morocco covers and spine gilt decorations, red and black title labels, all edges gilt, leather turn-ins.
London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1883. Full leather. Three volumes. Quarto. The Royal Shakspere. The Poet's Works in Chronological order from the text of Professor Delius. with an introduction by F.J. Furnivall. Illistrations on steel and wood, portrait frontispiece.Bound in full red crushed morocco by Backer and Son Binders, gilt floral decorations to covers and spine, gilt title, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper, gilt turn-ins. A handsome binding.
Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1899. Full leather. Twelve volumes . Octavo. The Works of Tobias Smollett with an introduction by W.E. Henley. Published by Archibald Constable and Company, Westminster, and Charles Scribner's and Sons, New York. Illustrated frontispiece to each volumes. A splendid fine binding by Riviere in full red polished calf, gilt double rule line to covers, spine gilt decorations in compartments between raised banding, green and aqua blue gilt title labels to second and fourth compartments. floral gilt turn-ins, red marbled endpaper. top edge gilt.
Boston: Frederick J. Quinbyand Company, 1900s. Full leather. Twenty volumes. Octavo. Courtiers and Favourities of Royalty by Various Author. The Petites Maisons Edition is limited to one hundred copies which this is number eone. Illustrarted through-out set.Handsomely bound in full wine morocco by Harcourt Binders, covers single gilt ruled line and with scrolling leaf patterns and olive green inlaid of floral biquets ot corners, spine gilt decoratons in compartments, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, inner cover of olive green leather and gilt wine morocco leather to corners. A beutiful collected set.
Philadelphia: George Barrie and Son, 1900s. Full leather. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. The Secret Memoirs Of The Courts Of Europe From The 16th To The 19th Century. This Edition printed on Japanese vellum paper and is limited to one thousand numbered copies which this is 262. Illustrations in two states to frontispiece chromolithograph other sepia (black & white shade). Tilte include Empress Josephine, The Courts of Sweden and Denmark, Wiliam II, Francis Joseph, The Courts of Europe, Napoleon's Court, The Court of Austria, The Royal Family of France, Madame De Montespan, Marie Antoinette, etc.Bound by Brentanos in full olive green crushed morocco, covers framed alternating densley floral spring surrounded triple and double gilt ruled line to corners, top edge gilt, spine gilt decorations within six compartments between raised banding second and third gilt titles, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. A handsome set in fine binding.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. Leather_bound. Ten volumes. Octavo. The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman, issued under the editorial supervision of his literary executors, Richard Maurice Bucke, Thomas B. Harned and Horace L. Traubel, with additional bibliographical and criticl material prepared by Oscar Lovell Triggs. Portrait and other illustration to set, bound in three quarter brown morocco, (volume one expertly re-hinge), cloth boards, spine gilt floral decoration, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
New York: A.R. Keller and Company, 1907. Leather_bound. Fifteen volumes. Octavo. The Uniform Edition Writings of Oscar Wilde, introduction by Richard Le Gallienne. This edition is limited to four hundred and fifty copies which this is number 12. Titles include Poems, Ravenna, The Ballard, The Sphinx, Charmides, Essays, Dialogues, Solomè, Picture of Dorian Gray, De Profundis, The Happy Prince and Other Tales, etc. Portrait and other illustrations throught-out set with title tissue guard.Bound by Stikeman Binders in three quarter green morocco (spine faded to brown), cloth boards, gilt floral decorations to spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.